CAPI 553F 500-series EQ

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CAPI 553F 500-series EQ
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Classic Audio Products's latest offering is a slightly updated take on API 553 EQ, a lesser-known counterpart to the legendary 550. Though originally designed as a simpler, lower-cost alternative to the 550, the 553 is inductor-based and contains crucial elements of the "classic API" sound--a 2520 discrete op-amp, and the 2503-model output transformer. CAPI's DIY version contains a few updates, including HPF and LPF filters, a balanced input stage, and new, Ed Anderson-designed inductors. [gallery link="file" columns="4" ids="5741,5740,5739,5738"] <strong>553F Features:</strong> <ul> <li>3-band inductor-based EQ operation</li> <li>100Hz low-band, 2.7kHz mid-band, 10kHz high-band</li> <li>2520 discrete op-amp balanced receiver and output stages</li> <li>MPP-core inductors and 2503 output transformer from Ed Anderson</li> <li>30Hz / 70Hz / 110Hz HPF</li> <li>12kHz / 22kHz / 28kHz LPF</li> <li>500-series compatible (+/-16VDC power rails needed)</li> </ul> <strong>Price:</strong> <ul> <li><strong>$302.99 USD </strong>for complete kit</li> </ul> <strong>More Information:</strong> <ul> <li>Available from <a href="http://capi-gear.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=22_117_119_170">Classic Audio Products, Inc</a></li> </ul>
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